Recent Graduates

Year

Name

Position

Dissertation Title

2018

Xiao Chang

 

The reconstruction and realization of topological groups

2018

Joseph Fiordilino

Scientist in Measurement Science and Engineering, Naval Survace Warfare Center Corona Division

Ensemble time-stepping algorithms for natural convection

2018

Cezar Lupu

Postdoctoral Scholar in Mathematics & Statistics, Texas Tech University

Analytic Aspects of the Riemann Zeta and Multiple Zeta Values

2018

Jacob Mirra

Consultant, Curriculum Development, Dulwich Volleve International/Red Gate

Holder Continuous Mappings into Sub-Riemannian Manifolds

2018

Ali Pakzad

Visiting Assistant Professor in Mathematics, University of California at Riverside

Energy dissipation in turbulence

2018

Roxana-Irina Popescu

Lecturer, Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh

Fixed points and duality of closed convex sets in Banach spaces

2018

Diego Ricciotti

Postdoc in Mathematics, University of South Florida

Geometric analysis: regularity theory for subelliptic PDEs and incompatible elasticity

2018

Kimberly Romanelli

Lecturer, Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder

Geometries of Hyperbolic Surfaces with and without Boundary

2018

Ilona Ambartsumyan

Postdoctoral Fellow, ICES, University of Texas at Austin

Mathematical and numerical modeling of fluid-poroelastic media

2018

Luca Codenotti

Algorithm Engineer, AI Production, Afinity Inc.

Numerical implementations of theoretical results in partial differential equations

2018

Ahmet Guzel

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Batman University

Higher order time filters for evolution equations

2018

Eldar Khattatov

Postdoctoral Fellow, ICES, University of Texas at Austin

Efficient discretization techniques and domain decomposition methods for poroelasticity

2018

Youngmin Park

Postdoctoral Researcher in Otorhinolaryngology, University of Pennsylvania

Dimension reduction of neural models across multiple spatio-temporal scales

2017

Shuai Zhao

Quantitative Analyst, Model Risk Management, US Bank

Pricing credit default swaps with counterparty risks

2017

Marc Beauchamp

Math Teacher, Technology Leadership High School

On Extremal Punctured Spheres

2017

Samuel Saiki

Tutor, Self Employed

Geometric Structures on Manifolds

2017

Duygu Sap

Postdoc Researcher, International Conputer Science Institute

Comforming stokes elements yielding divergence-free approximations on quadrilateral meshes

2017

Pu Song

Software Engineer, Samsung Research America

Coupling Stokes-Darcy flow with transport on irregular geometries

2017

Aliaksandra Yarosh

Postdoctoral Scholar, Pennsylvania State University

Computations in twisted Morava K-theory

2017

Jerema Harris

Postdoctoral Researcher, Emory University

A spatially extended Wilson Cowan model for coutical circuits: Fram Patterns to wave

2017

Jilong Hu

PNC Bank

Vortex Sheets in Elastic Fluids

2017

Nicholas Hurl

Instructor, Slippery Rock University

Analysis of Tiem Filters in Multisteps Methods

2017

Sarah Khankan

Assistant Professor, George Mason University

Predictability of Average Temperatures using Ensemble Algorithms

2017

Soheil Malekzadeh

Director of Mobile and Tablet Products, YinzCan Inc.

Unrectifiability of metric xpaces and mapping of bounded length distortion

2017

Changqing Wang

Software Developer, The MathWorks Inc.

Domain Decomposition Methods for Coupled Stokes-Dacy Flows

2017

Scott Zimmerman

Assistant Research Professor, University of Connecticut 

Sard in Sobolev Space and Curves in the Heisenberg Group

2016

David Burstein

Visiting Assistant Professor, Swarthmore College

Challenges in Random Graph Models w/ degree Heterogeneity; Existance, Enumeration and Aymptotics of Spectral Radius

2016

Jorge Cely

 

Applications of motivic integration to the fundamental lemma

2016

Torrey Gallagher

Visitng Assistant Professor, Bucknell University

Averaging and Fixed Points in Banach Spaces

2016

Peng He

Consultant of Model Development, PNC Bank

Mathematical Analysis of Credit Default Swaps

2016

Yong Li

Vice President, Goldman Sachs

Time filters for numerical weather predictions

2016

Jeremiah Morgan

Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh

Tukey Quotients, Pre-ideals and neighborhood filters with Calibre

2016

Irina Navrotskaya

Adjunct Instructor, Mathematics, Penn State New Kensington

The inverse problem in classical statistical mechanics

2016

Abigail Snyder

Post Doctorate Research Associate, Joint Global Change Research Inst.

Computational analysis of pattern generation in reduced vertebrate motor circuit models

2016

Shelby Stanhope

Research Assistant Professor, Temple University

Parameter Estimation for Dynamical Systems

2016

Roxana Tanase

 

Parameter estimation for Partial Differential Equations using Stochastic Methods

2016

YangYang Wang

MBI Postdoc Fellow, Lecturer, Ohio state university

Analysis of complex bursting patterns in multiple timescale respiratory neuron models

2016

Matthew Wheeler

Postdoc Research Associate, University of Arizona

Rational structurses and Differential Refinements

2016

Jiaqing Xu

Vice President, Bank of Mellon NY

Modeling defaults in banking & real estate

2016

Glenn Young

Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn State University

Pathogen dynamics; modeling and analysis of competition, organization, and vaccination

2016

Xiaodan Zhou

Post Doctoral Scholar, Worcester Polytechnic Inst.

Analysis and PDE on Metric Measure Spaces: Sobolev functions & viscosity solutions

2015

Daniel Grady

PostDoc, New York University, Abu Dhabi

Steenrod squares and Massey products in Deligne cohomology

2015

Jonathan Holland

Lecturuer, Rochester Institute of Technology

Causal Geometries

2015

Nan Jiang

Assistant Professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology

Fast Calculation of Flow Ensembles

2015

Guoqing Liu

Quant Associate at Wells Fargo Securities

Singular Limit of an Energy Minimizing Problem

2015

Lifeng Liu

Vice President, Goldman Sachs

Two Non Linear Lattice Problems in Materials

2015

Marina Moraiti

 

Coupled Groundwater-Surface Water Flows Effect of Small Physical Parameters and Numerical Methods

2015

Pablo Ochoa

Professor, Universidad de Cuyo

Geometrical Problems in the Study of Prestrained Materials

2014

Ana Mamatelashvili

Tutor, University of Melbourne

Tukey Order on Sets of Compact Subjects of Topological Spaces

2014

Woden Kusner

Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University

Bounds on Packing Density via Slicing

2014

Jeromy Sivek

Assistant Professor, Temple University

Differentiability, Summability and Fixed Points in Banach Spaces

2014

Aziz Takhirov

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Alberta

Numerical Analysis of the Flows in the Pebble Bed Geometries

2014

Michaela Kubacki

Assistant Professor, Middlebury College

Higher-order, Strongly Stable Methods for Uncoupling Ground Water-surface Water Flow

2014

Jared Burns

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Seton Hill University

Continuity in Banach Spaces

2014

Krzysztof Kapulkin

Assistant Professor, University of Western Ontario

Joyals Conjecture in Homotopy Type Theory

2014

Ken-Hsien Chuang

Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Cheng Kung University

Canonical Connections

2014

Mark Tronzo

Faculty, Geneva College & University of Pittsburgh

Analysis of a PDE Model for Necrotizing Enterocolitis

2014

Attou Miloua

 

Steady State Thin Film Equation with Van der Waals Force

2014

Xin Xiong

Manager, Customer Insights and Analytics, Walmart eCommerce

Numerical Analysis

2013

Tracy Stepien

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Math Department University of Arizona

Collective Cell Migration in Single and Dual Cell Layers

2013

Hyung Bo Shim

 

Indefinite String Structure

2013

Cheng Yu

Bing Instructor, The University of Texas-Austin

Some Analytical Issues for the Selected Complex Fluids Models

2013

Hoang Tran

Research Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Partitioned Methods for Coupled Fluid Flow Problems

2013

Thomas Everest

Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh

Fixed Points of Nonexpansive Maps on Closed, Bounded, COnvex sets in l1

2013

Junming Huang

Vice President, Model Risk Management Enterprise Risk Architecture, Bank of New York Mellon

Hierarchical Structural Models of Portfolio Credit Risk 

2012

Daniel Smith

Senior Software Engineer, Google

Mathematical Models of Branching Actin Networks: Results and Methods 

2012

Merve Kovan-Bakan 

Senior Data Scientist at Lyric

Complexity of Families of Compact sets in R^n 

2012

Alexey Solovyev

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Utah

 Formal Computations and Methods

2012

Zhoumin Liu

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Jyvaskyla

Conformal Mappings and Isomtric Immersions Under Second Otder Sobolev Regularity

2012

Christopher Jones

Senior Model Risk Analyst & VP, Regions Financial Corporation

Optimal Mortgage Prepayment Under the Cox-Ingersoll-Ross Model 

2012

Lucy Spardy

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University

Investigating the effects of Networks Structure and Afferent Feedback in Models of Rhythmic Movement 

2012

Veysel Nezir

Director, MBA Program & Assistant Professor, Point Park University

Fixed Point Properties for Co-like Spaces 

2012

Bo Shi

Director, Wells Fargo

Structural Model for Credit Default in One and Higher Dimensions 

2011

Ausha Abouzeid 

Post Doctoral Fellow, Engineering Science & Applied Mathematics, McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

Stochastic Neural Oscillators: Theaory, Simulation and Experiment 

2011 

Huibin Cheng

Postdoctoral Fellow, McMaster University 

Non-Convexity of the Optimal Exercise Boundary for an American put Option on a Dividend-paying Asset 

2011 

Justin Dunmyre 

Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Frostburg State University 

A Study of Bursting in the Pre-Botsinger Complex 

2011 

Emre Essenturk 

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge

Generalized Phase Field Models with Microscope Potentials 

2011 

Gregory Francos 

Epic Boost Solutions Analyst at Epic

Luzing Type Approximation of Functions of Bounded Variation

2011 

Ross Ingram 

Mathematician, Reactor Technology, Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory 

Approximating Viscous Incompresible Fluid Flow in Complicated Domains 

2011 

Nathaniel Mays 

Server Systems Engineer, Problem Solver, Epic

Iterated Regularization Methods for Solving Inverse Problems 

2011

Ryan O'Grady 

Associate Professor, Department Chair, Mathematics, LaRoche College 

Rifing Rak Anlaysis of a Linear Integrate-and-Rre Neuronal Model 

2011 

Ian Price 

Scientist, UPMC health plan

Mathematical Modeling of Chemical Signals in Inflammatory Pathways 

2011 

Susmita Sadhu

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Georgia College & State University

Existence and Asymtotic Analysis of Solutions of Singularily Perturbed Boundary Valve Problems 

2011 

Mark DeSantis 

Associate Professor, Chapman University, Economic Science Institute

Dynamics of Asset Price Changes: Statistical and Differential Equations Models 

2011 

Alexander Sviridov 

Senior Data Scientist, Asurion

Elliptic Equations in Graphs vir Stochastic Games 

2011 

Sergio Verduzco-Flores 

PostDoc position, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology

Working Memory and Oscillations: The Implications on Neural Populations 

2010 

Yan Yu 

Principal, Data Analytics-Credit Review, Capital One

Traveling Waves of a Nonlocal Conservation Law 

2010 

Lung K Tsui

Senior quantitative Manager, HSBC

Multi-name Credit Risk Modeling 

2010 

Danail Vassilev

Senior Scientist, First Light Fusion

Discretizations and Solvers for Coupling Stokes-Darcy Flows with Transport 

2010 

Evgeni Trofimov

Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh 

Shocks Versus Kinks in a Discrete Model of Dispacive Phase Trasition 

2010 

Saishuai Tang

Strategist Structured Finance, citibank

Mathematical Modeling of Immune Response and Vocal Fold Inflammation 

2010 

Qiang Sun

Assistant Professor (tenure track), SUNY-Buffalo State 

Analysis of Importance Sampling in Parameter Estimation of a Stochastic Volatility Model 

2010 

Alexander Lozovskiy

Software Developer, Bryan Research and Engineering

 Numerical Analysis of the Aerodynamical Noise Prediction in Direct Numerical Simulation and Large Eddy Simulation

2010

Xianpeng Hu

Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong

Weak Solutions and Incompressible Limits of Multi-dimentional Magnetohydrodynamic Flows 

2010 

Ziqin Feng

Assistant Professor Department of Mathematics and Statistics Auburn University

Hilbert's 13th Problem 

2010 

Jeffrey Connors 

Assistant Professor University of Connecticut. 

Partitioned Time Discretization for Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction 

2010 

Onyeka Obi

Software developer engineer, Expedia, Inc

Results of Approximation and Measure on Mutational Spaces 

2010 

Benjamin Ganis 

Research Mathematician, Institute for Computational Engineering and Scienes (ICES)

Multiscale Methods for Stochastic Collocation of the Mixed Finite Elements for the Flow in Prous Media 

2009 

Dan Radelet 

Assistant Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Hardy-type Sequence Spaces and Cesarvo Frames 

2009 

Alfred Dahma 

Associate Professor of Mathematics Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Scales of Function and Matrix Spaces 

2009 

Robert Berry 

Technical Staff at Mist Systems

Lipschitz Estimates for Geodesics in the Heisenberg Group 

2008 

Evandro Manica 

Professor of the Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics of the Institute of Mathematics and Statistics & Member of Alzheimer's Team of the Instituto do Cérebro of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

Effects of coupling and hetero geneity in the Pre-Botzinger complex cells using first return maps 

2008 

Chetan Balwe

Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali

Geometric motivic integration on Artin n-stacks 

2008 

Alexander Labovschii 

Associate Professor, Michigan Technical University

Mathematical architecture for models of fluid flow phenomena 

2008 

Thomas Poerio 

Principal, Univesco, LLC

Topological algebraic structure in the density topology and on Souslin Lines 

2008 

Angela Reynolds 

Virginia Commonwealth University, Assistant Professor 

Mathematical Models of Acute Inflammation and a Full Lung Model of a Gas Exchange Under Inflammatory Stress 

2008 

Iuliana Stanculescu 

Nova Southeastern University, Assistant Professor 

Turbulence Modeling as an Ill-posed Problem 

2007 

Qi Mi 

University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Sports Medicine and Nutrition, Assistant Professor 

Modeling wound healing in necrotizing enterocolitis and diabetic foot ulcer 

2007 

Baris Hancioglu 

Bioinformatics Data Scientist at Pfizer

Mathematical modeling of virus dynamics in Immunology 

2007 

Jerry Day 

MSBA Candidate, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

On Banach function spaces and the fixed point property 

2007 

Judy Day 

Associate Professor of Mathematics University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Mathematical approaches to modeling, understanding and controlling the acute inflammatory response to pathogen and endotoxin 

2007 

Yekaterina Epshteyn 

Assocaite Professor, Department of Mathematics University of Utah

HP primal discontinuous Galerkin finite element methods for two-phase flow in porous media 

2007 

Monika Neda 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Associate Professor 

Numerical analysis and phenomenology of homogeneous, isotropic turbulence generated by higher outer models of turbulence 

2007 

Bojana Pejic 

Rates trader, banking book interest rate risk, Director UBS

On the uniqueness of Polish group topologies 

2007 

Dejun Xie 

Associate professor, Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University

Optimal prepayment strategy of mortgages 

2007 

Fatma Gurel 

Upper School Math Teacher at Athens Academy

Pattern formation in coupled networks with inhibition and gap junctions 

2007 

Gary Hart 

Instructor, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg 

A constraint-stabilized time-stepping approach for piecewise smooth multibody dynamics 

2007 

Gergina Pencheva 

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Texas 

Multi-block modeling of flow in porous media and applications 

2006 

Abebaw Tadesse 

Assistant Professor, Langston University 

Compact Composition Operators on the Hardy and Bergman Spaces 

2006 

Leo Rebholz

Clemson University, Professor 

Helicity and physical fidelity in turbulence modeling 

2006 

Dana Mihai

Associate Teaching Professor, CMU

Mathematical aspects of twistor theory 

2006 

Jyotsna Diwakdar 

Lecturer, Wayne State University, Mathematics

Nilpotent conjugacy classes of reductive p-adic lie algebras and defirsibility in Pas's language 

2006 

Ahmet Duran 

Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University 

Overreaction behavior and optimization techniques in mathematical finance 

2006 

Carolina Manica

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Assistant Professor 

Numerical methods in turbulence 

2006 

Matthew Jackson 

Staff Biostatistician, Guardant Health

A sheaf theoretic approach to measure theory 

2005 

Lan Cheng 

Associate Professor SUNY Fredonia

Analysis and numerical solution of an inverse first passage problem from risk management 

2005 

Jon Drover 

Postdoctoral Associate, New Jersey Institute 
of Technology 

The interplay of intrinsic dynamics and coupling in spatially distributed neuronal networks 

2005 

Jason Morris 

Assistant Professor, SUNY at Brockport 

Nonlinear ordinary and partial differential equations on unbounded domains 

2004 

Kaya Songul 

Assistant Professor, Middle East Technical University 

Numerical analysis of a variational multiscale method for turbulence 

2004 

Vahan Grigoryan 

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Pittsburgh 

Multimodal biometric analysis for monitoring of wellness 

2004 

Andras Domokos 

Professor, Department of Mathematics, California State University at Sacramento.

On the regularity of P-harmonic functions in the Heisenberg group 

2004 

Adrian Argus Dunca 

Faculty at University Politehnica of Bucharest

Space averaged Navier-Stokes equations in the presence of walls 

2004 

Faranak Pahlevani 

Assistant Professor, Penn State University, Abington

Sensitivity analysis of eddy viscosity models 

2004 

Edward Krisner 

Associate Professor University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

Multi-bumpsolutions of a one dimentional Wilson-Cowan type model 

2004 

Wesley Cross 

Manager Analytics & Insights at First Insight, Inc

Principal value volumes of P-Adic rational polymedra 

2004 

Huseyin Merdan 

Professor  of Applied Mathematics, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey 

Renormalization group methods in applied mathematical problems 

2004 

Colleen Scott-Pomerantz 

Chatham University 

The k-epsilon model 

2004 

Andrew Marsh 

Licensing excutive, DIT Hothouse.

Topology of function spaces 

2004 

Gregory Wisloski 

Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Some characterizations of generalized metric spaces using the diagonal 

2003 

Yixin Guo 

Associate Profesor, Department of Mathematics, Drexel

Existence and stability of standing pulses in neural networks 

2003 

Rodica Curtu 

Associate Professor of Mathematics University of Iowa

Waves and oscillations in model neuronal networks 

2003 

Noel Heitmann 

Associate Professor, Millersville University

Subgrid stabilization of evolutionary diffusive transport problems 

2003 

Nizazi Sahin 

Assistant Professor, 
Mugla University 

Derivation, analysis, and testing of new near wall models for large eddy simulation 

2003 

 Amela Begovic-Muratovic

Associate Professor University of Sarjevo

Polynomials that commute with a given polynomial over finite fields 

2002 

Fu Zhang 

Associate Professor, Cheyney Univeristy of Pennsylvania

Two shooting problems in ordinary differential equations 

2002 

Jocelyn Quaintance 

Visiting Research Assistant Professor, West Virginia University 

Proper m x n arrays: geometric and algebraic methods of classifications 

2002 

Joshua Sasmor 

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Seton Hill University 

Fatou, Julia, and Mandelbrat sets for functions with non-integer exponent 

2002 

Husain Al-Attas 

Chairman and Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, King Fahd University 

Enhancing reliability of porous media flow through sensitity computation 

2002 

Yusaf Bilgin Altundas 

Principal Research Scientist at Schlumberger-Doll Research

Phase field computations and comparison with experiments 

2002 

Mary Salter 

Associate Professor, Franciscan University 
of Steubenville 

Degree theory for compact perturbations of Fredholm maps of index zero 

2002 

Atife Cagler 

Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

Reliable finite element simulation of boundary driver turbulence 

2002

Hattan Tawfiq 

Director, Center of excellence in development of non-profit organizations, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Numerical modeling of reactive infiltration instabilities 

2002 

Ge Han 

Associate Professor Towson University

American options on several assets 

2002 

Marius Buliga 

Assistant Professor, Depeartment of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh Bradford

On the enumeration of colored spanning trees in graph 

2002 

Kimberly Burch 

Associate Professor of Mathematics Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Matching equivalencies and chemical graph theory 

2001 

Davendria Kapadia 

Kernel Developer, Algorithms and R&D at Wolfram Research

A class of conformally Einstein space-times 

2001 

Tanfer Tanriverdi 

Assistant Professor, Harran University 

Boundary-value problems in ODE (the Fanno model for turbulent compressible flow, eigenfunction expansions) 

2001 

 

Assistant Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Critical colorations 

2001 

Luyan Wang 

Software Developer, Silverstone Software 

On permutation polynomials 

2001 

Mohammed Jaradat 

Professor, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, Qatar University

On the edge-chromatic numbers, the basis number, and the Hamiltonian decomposition of the graph products 

2001 

Congyu Gao 

Software Engineer, Google

A free boundary problem in the limit of slow-diffusion, fast-reaction systems 

2000 

Soundararajan Ezekiel 

Associate Professor, 
Indiana University of Pennsylvania 

Computational fractal methods for image analysis and compression

2000 

Traian Iliescu 

Associate Professor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute 

Large eddy simulations for turbulent flows 

2000

Shangbing Ai

Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Huntsville

Multipulse orbits for a singularly perturbed nearly integrable systems